For most of my teenage and adult life, I had dreamt of the day I would finally visit New York City. I imagined looking up at the Statue of Liberty, spending a day shopping up a storm in Soho and I wanted to stand in absolute awe, in the middle of Times Square and never leave. I wanted one of those ‘I love NYC’ t-shirts, and every other cliche tourist souvenir you could imagine. Yes, I was (and still am) that person. But that’s okay. It’s okay to dream – in fact, I encourage it! Especially when it comes to seeing the world. Having a dream, got me to my favourite place in the world. I’m sure you’re wondering why I…

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I’ve scoured the web, trying to find Contiki reviews focussed on the USA tours, as opposed to the amazing Europe tours that everybody seems to prefer. Back in June 2015, I did the Best of USA Contiki Tour (you can read all about this tour, by clicking here). It was my first time experiencing solo travel. I had been to the United States before with my family, but I hadn’t yet ventured overseas alone. I spent every day umm’ing and ahh’ing about whether I wanted to take the plunge into solo travel. It proved to be a difficult task, trying to find decent reviews about Contiki Tours that weren’t the hostel staying, day long bus rides tours around Europe. So I thought what better, than…

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